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An Overview of Canadian Arctic Inuit Art By Clint Leung
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Like many Canadians, I wasn’t really exposed to Inuit art from our Arctic north until wandering through some of the tourist areas of cities like Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal and Ottawa. Even... More > though Inuit art has been marketed to the Canadian ‘south’ since the 1950s, it doesn’t get much mainstream publicity here. Most Canadians have never seen Inuit art in person. The more I saw Inuit art during my business trips around the country, the more I became intrigued with them, especially with the sculptures. Each piece of Inuit sculpture had a museum-like quality to it perhaps because of the relative exoticness of Inuit art. The carvings looked very much like they came from another land even though the Arctic is part of Canada.< Less
Hants Hills to Arctic Tundra By Ray Simms
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Culture involves all knowledge, beliefs and customs of a people; undergoing enlightenment and refinement often through formal and/or informal education. Cultures die, advance, regress, clash, change,... More > assimilate or are assimilated, are sometimes obliterated through genocide and often survive despite over-whelming adversities. Ray Simm provides some aspects of a spectrum of cultures ranging from his childhood in depression time Hants County through the years of World War 2 to his experience as a teacher and educator in Halifax (Africville),to North End Winnipeg and to First Nations of Turtle Island including the Inuit.< Less
Hants Hills To Arctic Tundra By Ray Simm
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Culture involves all knowledge, beliefs and customs of a people; undergoing enlightenment and refinement often through formal and/or informal education. Cultures die, advance, regress, clash, change,... More > assimilate or are assimilated, are sometimes obliterated through genocide and often survive despite over-whelming adversities. Ray Simm provides some aspects of a spectrum of cultures ranging from his childhood in depression time Hants County through the years of World War 2 to his experience as a teacher and educator in Halifax (Africville),to North End Winnipeg and to First Nations of Turtle Island including the Inuit.< Less
2012 Arctic Aviation By Jason Miller
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Arctic Aviation Aviation Photography from Canada's Arctic.
Inuinnaqtun\English Dictionary By Nunavut Arctic College
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In 1996, Gwen Angulalik, Margo Kadlun-Jones, and linguist Betty Harnum, taught Inuinnaqtun at Nunavut Arctic College in Cambridge Bay. To teach the course, they adapted Kangiryuarmiut Uqauhingita... More > Numiktittitdjutingit, a dictionary produced for a similar dialect in Holman Island, by Ronald Lowe and others on behalf of the Committee for Original Peoples’ Entitlement in 1983. The need for an Inuinnaqtun dictionary that reflected the local dialect was soon realized. As a team, Gwen, Margo, and Betty revised the dictionary with elders Mabel Ekvana Angulalik, who grew up in the Chantry Inlet, Perry River, and Gjoa Haven area, and Frank Analok, who was raised in the Ikpigjuaq area near Cambridge Bay. In 2012, Nunavut Arctic College received funding from Canadian Heritage, through the Aboriginal Languages Initiative, to reprint this dictionary. Inhabit Media Inc. has published this dictionary on behalf of Nunavut Arctic College.< Less
Kylefoto 2012 Calendar Canadian Standard By Kyle Marquardt
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Some of Kyle Marquardt's most popular photos from all over the world including Africa, Antarctica and the Arctic!
Kylefoto Calendar 2012 Canadian Premium Glossy By Kyle Marquardt
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Some of Kyle Marquardt's most popular photos from all over the world including Africa, Antarctica and the Arctic!
Salami Bumpinchuk By kian serjeantson
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Written by Kian Serjeantson, this book follows the silliest adventures of an arctic monkey named Salami Bumpinchuk.
The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 8. Canada Travel Guide (a Framework of Websites for the Nation & Every Local Area, Covers Tourist Attractions, Hotels, Events, Etc.) By Tony Kelbrat
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A great part of the attraction of Canada has to do with the great outdoors with the scenery, the wide open spaces, the hunting, fishing, camping, etc. Canada is the second biggest country in the... More > world and most of it is wide open forest. There are roughly one tenth the number of people living in Canada as in the United States and the winters are generally cold so most of the tourism occurs during the summer months although many people come in the winter to ski, hike, etc. July 1st is Canada's Confederation Day. The coolest places and events in Canada are as follows: Banff, Alberta. Calgary Stampede, big rodeo Canadian arctic, northern lights, polar bears. Montreal Jazz Festival Ottawa, ON, capital of Canada. Quebec City, Quebec, city most like old Europe, winter carnival in February. Vancouver, BC, beautiful city. Wasaga Beach, north of Toronto Try #917 at the library for books about Canada.< Less
The Robbie Touch By Donal Baird
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This is about a naval officer who was offered the U.S. Legion of Honor, wore prestigious medals and pioneered participative management in his ships. Yet he was not above sailing brazenly into harbor... More > flying a flag carrying a lewd message in Eskimo hieroglyphics and sending saucy signals to his superiors. Long Robbie Robertson was a Canadian navy captain who charted the Northwest Passage, sailed the first large vessel through it, and was a key advisor in Arctic navigation to the U.S. Navy, commanding it's eastern supply mission for the DEW Line early warning system. In a colorful career he fought dangerous ammunition fires and sailed in square-riggers and nuclear submarines.< Less